35 Ways for Guys to Burn 100 CaloriesPosted on Mar 1st 2011 12:00PM by Hilary Walke
Less Than Five Minutes
- Chop wood continuously for four minutes, 22 seconds.
- Run a five-minute mile (you'll have burned 100 by four minutes, 30 seconds).
- Jump on a stationary bike and ride it at a pace of 20 mph for four minutes, 52 seconds.
Less Than 10 Minutes
- Hum the theme song to "Rocky" as you skip rope for nine minutes, 30 seconds.
- Hike the great outdoors with at least 22 pounds in your backpack for nine minutes,
- 15 seconds.
- Play racquetball for seven minutes, 17 seconds.
- Swim a few laps using your favorite stroke (back, breast or butterfly) for eight minutes or less, depending on the stroke.
- Travel underwater instead of on top of it to burn calories even faster.
- Scuba dive for seven minutes, 11 seconds.
- Hit a few on the tennis court for nine minutes.
- Ski down an advanced slope.
- Tread water for 14 minutes, 30 seconds.
- Snorkel in a pool and kick at a moderate pace (14 minutes, 5 seconds).
- Use a stationary rower for 11 minutes.
- Hit the weights for 13 minutes.
- Take an intense aerobics class and enjoy the scenery for 11 minutes, 8 seconds.
- Walk uphill for 13 minutes.
Without Moving a Muscle
- Stand in line for U2 tickets for 65 minutes.
- Watch 2 1/2 back-to-back episodes of "Seinfeld" reruns (four episodes if you have them on DVD).
- Get stuck in traffic for almost an hour.
- Sip ice water all day long: Eight 16-ounce glasses of ice water will raise your metabolism (the rate at which your body burns calories) and burn an extra 100 calories.
Working Around Your House
- Paint the house or clean the gutters for 16 minutes.
- Rake leaves for 20 minutes.
- Push mow the lawn for 14 minutes.
- Wash and wax the station wagon for about 18 minutes.
- Shovel snow for 12 minutes or use the snowblower for 17 minutes.
- Stack firewood for 15 minutes.
- Move boxes to the attic for 10 minutes.
- Putter around the garden for a little more than 17 minutes.
At Your Desk Job
- Push a pencil for 45 minutes.
- Walk back and forth to the copier for 26 minutes.
- Type on your computer for 48 minutes.
- Talk up a client for 52 minutes.